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Mechanical Engineer III

Company: Ecotope, Inc.
Location: Seattle
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

About Ecotope
Ecotope is one of the few engineering firms in the United States implementing market transformation to counteract the climate crisis, and our mission to drive the building industry toward scalable low-carbon solutions powers our passionate staff.
We're a dynamic team of engineers, scientists, analysts, programmers, and policy leaders. We're thinkers and tinkerers, creative risk-takers, entrepreneurial in spirit with progressive clients to match. We don't just stare at the carbon gauge; we provide solutions to move the needle back. -
We foster a creative, open environment built on mutual respect and integrity, and we're committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and bringing our best selves to work. We believe a mutual sense of trust and support leads to stronger collaboration. We thrive on working closely with our clients and partners, and we listen to their needs to deliver the best solutions for them-and the environment. And we have fun in our journey, actively building camaraderie among our employees, often around our shared love of outdoor activities and rigorous pie-making contests. -

Our company is based in a historic office overlooking Seattle's Pike Place Market, featuring views of Mount Rainier and the Olympic range across Elliott Bay, with ability for partial work from home throughout the Pacific Northwest. -We're looking for a smart, innovative engineer to join our team.
Mechanical Engineer - III
Ecotope's innovative design and engineering team is responsible for some of the most energy efficient, award-winning buildings in the Pacific Northwest. -
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Design and Engineering

  • Plan, conceptualize, and create mechanical designs for new multifamily, office, education, and retrofit building types
  • Perform engineering calculations to support design work
  • Create and review technical drawings, plans, and specifications using AutoCAD and Revit
  • Collaborate with multi-disciplinary engineering teams, including vendors, architects, and contractors
  • Perform detailed documentation to track project development and design process
  • Develop recommendations for equipment and/or materials selection
  • Delegate work to and review work by junior engineers and drafters
  • Collect, assimilate, and manage data for engineering work
  • Perform site visits as needed to support design
  • Follow Ecotope design standards and procedures
  • Develop options for design direction, system selection, energy conservation, and cost savings strategies
    Project Management
    • Document project correspondence, issues, decisions, and directions
    • Contribute to tasks on multiple projects and timelines concurrently
    • Manage workload to deliver assigned projects on time and in budget
    • Provide engineering analysis to support proposals and early design efforts
    • Define, communicate, and manage scope, design intent, and design process for direct supervisor review
    • Understand and adhere to budget, schedule, and quality requirements
    • Recognize, define, and resolve problems within assigned area
    • Identify uncontracted project scope and help develop additional service requests
    • Actively seek to understand client interests and drivers through normal client contact and through interaction and communication with project leadership
    • Coordinate with internal and external team members
      Ideal candidates will have the following qualifications:
      • Bachelor's degree in engineering
      • 4-7 years of experience in mechanical design and engineering
      • Onsite construction experience desired
      • Advanced knowledge of Excel
      • Proficient with Bluebeam and Bluebeam Studio
      • 5 years of experience in 2D/3D AutoCAD and/or Revit preferred
      • LEED accreditation preferred
      • PE or EIT preferred
      • Ability to communicate effectively and clearly
      • Must be self-motivated and collaborative
        Ecotope, Inc. is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, and local laws. -This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization. -Ecotope, Inc. makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time. -We seek applicants from all backgrounds to join our team, and we encourage our employees to bring their most enthusiastic, authentic selves to work.
        Interested candidates should send their resume and cover letter to: talent@ecotope.com

Keywords: Ecotope, Inc., Seattle , Mechanical Engineer III, Engineering , Seattle, Washington

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